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Daniel Schugurensky

Daniel Schugurensky

Professor, School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

School of Public Affairs
Arizona State University
411 N Central Ave, Ste 400
Phoenix, AZ 85004


  • Professor, School of Public Affairs, College of Public Service & Community Solutions
  • Professor, School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Daniel Schugurensky is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, where he is co-director of the Participatory Governance Initiative and coordinator of the graduate certificate in social transformation, the undergraduate certificate in human rights, and the masters in social and cultural pedagogy. Among his recent authored or edited books are Volunteer Work, Informal Learning and Social Acion (Rotterdam: Sense, 2013), Paulo Freire (Continuum Library of Educational Thought. London: Continuum, 2011), Learning citizenship by practicing democracy: international initiatives and perspectives (Cambridge Scholarly Press, 2010), Four in Ten: Spanish-Speaking Youth and Early School Leaving in Toronto (LARED/University of Toronto, 2009), and Ruptures, continuities and re-learning: The political participation of Latin Americans in Canada (Toronto: Transformative Learning Centre, 2007). He has published over 100 articles, book chapters and technical reports on a variety of topics, including adult education, community development, participatory democracy, citizenship education, social economy, civic engagement, higher education, migration, and volunteer work.

Journal Articles


Cohen, M., D. Schugurensky and A. Wiek. 2015. Citizenship education through participatory budgeting: The case of Bioscience High School in Phoenix, Arizona. Curriculum and Teaching 40(2):5-26. DOI: 10.7459/ct/30.2.02. (link )